PSEO学生

Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO) enables eligible Minnesota high school 二年级的学生, 初中, and 老年人 in public, 非公开, or home schools to take college classes for high school and/or college credit to promote rigorous academic pursuits and provide a wider variety of course options.

Fall Application deadline: May 31
Spring Application deadline: November 30

INTRODUCTION TO PSEO

A unique opportunity for self starters.

PSEO enables eligible Minnesota high school 二年级的学生, 初中, and 老年人 to take college classes for high school and/or college credit. 学生 may attend part-time or full-time during the fall and/or spring semesters. Best of all, tuition, fees, materials, and required textbooks are covered at no cost to the student.

pso的好处

Earn free college credits while still in high school.

Get ahead in your education.

Graduate from college quicker or complete a degree while in HS.

ADVANTAGES OF PSEO

Interested in learning more? Here’s everything you need to know.

The many advantages of PSEO.

In addition to getting ahead in your degree or your career path, and earning free credits, there are many more benefits of completing PSEO courses. 这里有一些:

Flexible schedules: In-person or online classes, part- or full-time attendance options.
Transferability: 学生 can transfer the credits earned here to other institutions.
One-on-one advising: 学生 can meet with the PSEO Advisor for advising on which classes to take each semester and to plan for their educational goals post-PSEO.
College services: Take advantage of additional resources to aid in your academic and career success.
校园 activities: Get involved on campus through our student clubs and associations.

THINGS TO CONSIDER

Find out if PSEO at
Saint Paul College is right for you.

Some important things to consider.

Before applying for PSEO, students should speak with their parents/guardians or high school Counselor to ensure you understand and are prepared properly for the faster pace and greater expectations of college courses.

If the following are true for you, PSEO may be a good fit. 你是…

Willing to communicate with your high school Counselor regarding high school related questions and our PSEO Advisor regarding college related questions.
Willing to commit 2-3 hours of study time for every hour of class.
Responsible for balancing your high school, college, and personal responsibilities.
Willing to seek help and support when needed and have good time management skills.
Financially responsible.
Able to purchase miscellaneous items not covered by PSEO funding. Examples include: Transportation to and from college (Bus 21 stops nearby and online classes are also available), 设备, 工具, 计算器, 额外费用, or certification exam expenses, 等.

While textbooks and some materials are covered, any that are not returned to the college by the deadline in good condition will become the student’s responsibility and the student will be billed. This bill must be paid out of pocket; it is not covered by the PSEO program.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS & 下一个步骤

Essential details to
become a PSEO student.

Eligibility Requirements

10th Grade – 二年级的学生

  • 2.8+ unweighted high school GPA
  • Verify you received a “M- Meets the Standards” or “E- Exceeds the Standards” (850 or higher) on 8th grade MCA Reading test.
    • 10th grade students who did not take the 8th grade MCA reading exam should notify PSEO staff when submitting their application via email and may take Saint Paul College’s Reading/English assessment as an alternative.

11th Grade – 初中

  • 2.8+ unweighted high school GPA

12th Grade – 老年人

  • 2.8+ unweighted high school GPA

19-21-year-old high school students should follow the 12th grade criteria. Work with your high school counselor to complete and send the Verification of Extended PSEO Eligibility paperwork and complete remaining admission steps.

学生 must meet the requirements and prerequisites for the course(s) they wish to enroll in.

Application Steps

学生 are encouraged to submit their complete application materials before the class registration begins in order to have the most course options. The closer to the PSEO application deadline students submit materials, the fewer course options they have.

Submit documents in PDF or Word formats to PSEO@emdeebeebee.com. 学生 can use Microsoft Office Lens (应用程序商店 or 谷歌玩) to convert images/photos to PDF and Word files then save them and attach them to an email. Please do not mail or submit applications in person at this time.

Applicants will be notified of application decision via email after 5-10 business days once completed PSEO application is received.

  1. 应用 to Saint Paul College
    • Record your Star ID and password in a safe place, you will need this information
    • If you have applied to SPC before, look up your Star ID here
  2. Complete the MDE PSEO Notice of Student Registration & PSEO Book Contract Forms
  3. Gather the following document(s) based on grade level
    • 二年级的学生
      • 电子邮件 Official High School transcript showing cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.8或更大
      • Copy of 8th grade Minnesota Comprehensive Assessment scores showing passing Reading score (850+)
    • 初中 & 老年人
      • 电子邮件 Official High School transcript showing cumulative unweighted GPA of 2.8或更大
  4. 电子邮件 all required documents before the PSEO application deadline to PSEO@emdeebeebee.com

19-21 year old high school students follow the 12th grade criteria. Work with your high school counselor to complete and send the Verification of Extended PSEO Eligibility paperwork and complete the remaining Admission steps.

After Submitting Your Application

学生 will be contacted via email 5-10 business days after a completed PSEO application is received regarding application decision.

  • Admitted applicants will be emailed an acceptance letter with a link to register for mandatory PSEO 取向
    • Admitted students that do not attend PSEO 取向 by the deadline in their acceptance email can not participate in PSEO
  • Denied applicants may re-apply for the following semester if they are still enrolled in high
  • Accepted students will transition into the PSEO program by completing the following:
    • Register for 类
      • First speak with your high school Counselor regarding graduation requirements
    • Activate Saint Paul College email (official means of communication with PSEO students)
    • Order Required Books/Materials
    • Complete PSEO 取向
    • Obtain Saint Paul College ID
    • Complete the Sexual Violence Prevention Training (via D2L)

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP)

PSEO students are held to the same policies as undergraduate college students.

Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP): All students must meet the following requirements each semester based on their cumulative SPC credits:

  • 2.0累积绩点
  • Successfully complete 66.67% of cumulative attempted credits with earned grades of A, B, C, D, P, or AU

If these requirements are not met, students will be put on academic warning or in some cases suspended. If the cumulative GPA or completion rate falls below minimum standards for a second term, the student may be suspended from the College.

PSEO students not in good academic standing (such as those on academic warning, 悬架, or probation) can only enroll in traditional PSEO at the approval of Saint Paul College PSEO staff.

Current PSEO学生

Current PSEO students must complete the Application Packet each semester they want to take PSEO courses at Saint Paul College. These forms must be emailed to PSEO@emdeebeebee.com and processed before a PSEO student can register for the following term. Allow 5-10 business days for forms to be processed before the student can register. Check your Saint Paul College email for updates.

Any current PSEO student that takes one or more semesters off will be re-evaluated for admission into the PSEO program based on current PSEO eligibility requirements. 19-21-year-old high school students follow the 12th grade criteria. Work with your high school counselor to complete and send the Verification of Extended PSEO Eligibility paperwork and complete remaining Admission steps.

Graduating PSEO学生

Continue with Saint Paul College through one of the options below:

Unofficial Transcripts

  • 访问 partners.emdeebeebee.com
  • Click on eServices under Student Login
  • Log in with Star ID and password
  • Select Academic Records from the left side menu
  • Under Academic Records, select Unofficial Transcripts
  • Select chronological and hit “Get Academic Record”
  • View and print your unofficial transcript

Official Transcripts

  • 去 学生记录
  • On the right, click Official Transcript Request

施舍 & 资源

Find more answers right here.

Check the links below for everything else you might need. Or, simply contact us to have any questions answered. 电子邮件 PSEO@emdeebeebee.com 或致电651.403.4478.